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Almost FAST HIKE NYC to Earl Bales Forestry Loop 11 km - Tue, May 23 2017

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PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Outside North York Centre Subway Station - West Side of Yonge Street (Beside Starbucks)
Date(s) & Time:Tue, May 23 2017  7:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, May 22 2017 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:about 2 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

DISTANCE: 11k

PACE: 6+ km/h we will be quick, no straggling, strong hikers only!!

DIFFICULTY: D4


The fine print

  • Have you wanted to come out on a FAST hike but weren't sure if you could keep up?
  • Well, this "ALMOST FAST" hike might be for you.
  • This is an ALMOST FAST HIKE for strong hikers, IT IS NOT A CASUAL STROLL.
  • (FYI - a FAST HIKE would be 6.5 - 10+ km/h)

The route will take us along a mix of paved, golf course, gravel and dirt paths with a few hills,
There will most likely be a couple of muddy sections.

This will be our route:

  • Depart from North York Centre
  • hike to Earl Bales and surrounding forestry
  • back to North York Centre

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 612806



Required Items to Bring:
  • flashlight or headlamp
  • cell phone
  • whistle
  • weather appropriate clothing
  • good footwear
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Water

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We'll meet outside the Starbucks at North York Centre Subway Station. The Starbucks is located on the west of Yonge St and on the north side of Mel Lastman Square and across the street from Empress Walk Mall.

For those driving:

You can PARK FOR FREE after 6 pm on side streets west of Beecroft Rd.

Or, there's a pay parking lot on the North-East corner at Empress/Park Home and Yonge Street, which is three traffic lights north of Sheppard Ave.
Then it's just a short walk to the Starbucks, which is located on the south-west side.

MAP OF MEETING LOCATION


PICTURE OF STARTING LOCATION


Notes:

This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine

(Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, tornadoes, general discombobulation and hurricanes may cause cancellation)

Please arrive before the start time, we will start promptly.


- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in TOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Send them to safety@torontooutdoorclub.com.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Stacy, at content@torontooutdoorclub.com.

 
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!

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